As a mobile events company, KDM provide a broad range of team building activities and games in Southampton either at the venue of your choice – or we can recommend venues in the Southampton area depending on your requirements and budget.
Voted the “Best Event Provider” at both the 2017 and 2018 M&IT Awards, KDM Events are a renowned full-service Event Management Company who specialise in delivering memorable events for our corporate clients!
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Inspired by live escape room games, this is a fast and furious challenge as each team goes all out to successfully decode a master cryptic message to gain the means to open a mysterious large box. Interpreting cryptic puzzles, spotting clues in the environment and mastering dexterity challenges are all important in this race against time. Available in a 60 or 90 minute format.
This event is particularly good for encouraging: Time Management, Problem Solving and Teamwork
Informal fun or a competitive team or individual challenge this event gives your guests plenty of hands on action as they take part in a variety of modern and traditional country activities. Archery, Shooting, Segways, Falconry, Sheepdog Handling ... the options are endless. Ideal for rewards and incentives as well as team building this event is a great experience and lots of fun.
Teams must race against the ticking clock to obtain the highest winning score as guests work in teams to complete as many challenges as possible within the set timeframe. A fast moving, high energy competition where teams must race against the ticking clock to obtain the highest winning score before the counter reaches zero! This is a fast and furious event as each team goes all out to successfully complete as many of the 50 available challenges as possible within the set timeframe.
This event is particularly good for encouraging: Leadership, Time Management, Creativity and Teamwork.
Guests work in teams and are given a profile for their target consumer and are tasked with creating a box of chocolates that will appeal to their target market. This is an engaging, entertaining and creative event that has teams using a range of skills from creative thinking to budgeting, sales and marketing…all surrounded by chocolate!
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Leadership, Time Management, Creativity and Teamwork
An integrated event using latest technology, tablets and GPS tracking - teams must select and navigate the route on foot via the GPS hotspots on their Galaxy tablet to solve the clues and challenges found there. Team work and communication are essential if teams are going to achieve success.
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Time Management, Teamwork and Problem Solving.
Create, film and edit an animation feature of your own in an unusual and highly creative session, stretching participants to communicate ideas in new ways whilst experiencing the benefit of a strong teamwork, planning and production exercise. Following an introduction to Stop Motion Animation techniques made popular by the incredible success of Aardman studio’s ‘Wallace & Gromit’, teams will be equipped with craft supplies, modelling clay and tools, corner studios and recording equipment before being tasked with creating, filming and editing a movie of their own.
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Efficient use of resources, Communication, Teamwork.
A form of vocal percussion involving the art of mimicking drum beats, Beat boxing is a super fun and original way to get all your guests energised and jamming to the same tune!
Perfect as an icebreaker or energiser, this is an easy and satisfying way of successfully working together to create something memorable. No musical ability or previous experience is necessary as this event is presented in a fun visual way, and made accessible for everyone. Demonstrated and led by our instructors, your group is allocated to different percussion sections such as bass line, hi-hat cymbals and snare drums! With icons and images pulsing on screen to remind and trigger the group to make the accompanying sounds, guests will be following the beatbox rhythms in no time. Your guests will be amazed by the range of different sounds, beats and music they will be able to make together using only their mouth, lips, and voice.
After practising each section, all are then performed together in an amazing finale which demonstrates the power of collaboration in action. A high energy memorable experience, you’ll never look at pictures of boots or cats in the same way again!
Have you got what it takes to survive the great outdoors? This event challenges your guests to tackle a series of exciting outdoor Bush Survival skills. Our trained instructors will take your teams through their paces as the guests learn a spread of novel skills.
Mental & physical challenges combine with team work as teams vie to be the best. Everyone can excel as teams compete in a variety of challenging rounds including general knowledge, response, observation, mental agility, intelligence and physical ability. 3 rounds take place indoors, with the remaining 3 outside including assault course style inflatables. Communication and teamwork are key to achieve success in the Krypton Factor which is also available as an indoor event with suitable equipment.
This event is particularly good at encouraging: Communication, Teamwork, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving.
The Insights Discovery Profile paints an incredible picture of how we think, act, and work, and is highly relevant to all personal and team development. Every profile is unique and includes personalised information about the individual and how they relate to others. A useful tool for new teams or helping established teams work more effectively together.
Learning objectives for this style of training are set prior to the event according to your specific goals.
Looking for cost effective team building events near to home in Southampton? Check out the great range of versatile team events KDM can deliver in local venues or even at your offices! From indoor kart building, inflatable games and strategic problem solving through to filming, singing and dancing we have the right team building event for you. Click on the buttons for details and pricing of the possibilities in Southampton ...
And if you’re wondering where in Southampton to hold your event, look no further. Check out some of the great locations we’ve worked at previously below and get in touch - we’ll help you find the right venue at the right price.
Team Building Venues in Southampton
Venues in Southampton where KDM have recently created and delivered Team Building and other Corporate Events for our clients include Hilton Southampton, Holiday Inn Express Southampton West (J1 M271), Rownhams House – New Forest, Tudor Merchants Hall – Southampton Centre, Fountain Court Hotel – Hythe plus many more.
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Following the Norman Conquest in 1066, Southampton became the major port of transit between the then capital of England, Winchester, and Normandy. Southampton Castle was built in the 12th century.
By the 13th century
Southampton had become a leading port, specifically associated with the import
of French wine in exchange for English cloth and wool. However in 1338 the
French ships Genoese and Monegasque refused to use Southampton. Edward III
ordered walls to be built around the town in 1339, half of which remain today
along with 13 towers and 6 gates. In the 1920's and also in 1938 the medieval
walls were partially demolished to aid with increasing traffic congestion,
although large sections of the walls still exist today.
The Titanic, the
Spitfire and a variety of modern day cruise ships are affiliated with
Southampton. RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton in 1912. The flying boats of
Imperial Airways set up base in Southampton in 1938. The port continued to
develop and Southampton Container Terminals dates back to 1968, adding to the
busy cruise ship industry based at the port. At present Southampton remains
home to luxury cruise ships, as well as being the largest freight port on the
Channel coast and fourth largest UK port by tonnage, with several container
R J Mitchell, the
designer of the spitfire lived and developed the plane in Southampton; he based
the design around the Schneider trophy winning seaplanes of the 1920's/30's.
As a result of a Royal
Charter in 1952, the University College at Highfield was upgraded to the University
of Southampton. There are now around 40,000 students in total who attend either
the University of Southampton or Southampton and Solent University. In July
2007, the Daily Echo quoted a survey which described Southampton as one of the
best places to live in the UK for single people aged 18 to 30.
Opened in 2000, the West
Quay is Southampton’s main retail centre and is also one of the biggest in
England. Southampton was ranked 13th best shopping centre in 2007. The city’s
first skyscrapers along the waterfront are one of many major development ideas
proposed for Southampton. There are also plans for a 15-storey hotel at the
Ocean Village marina, and a 21-storey hotel on the north eastern area of the
city centre, as part of a £100m development.
The city is home to the
longest surviving stretch of medieval walls in England, as well as a number of
museums such as Tudor House Museum, Southampton Maritime Museum, God's House
Tower, the Medieval Merchant's House and Solent Sky. A Titanic Memorial Museum
is planned. Having gained half a million pounds from the National Lottery and
interest from numerous private investors, the £28 million project opened in
2012 - the 100th anniversary year of the disastrous maiden voyage.
The annual Southampton
Boat Show is held in September each year, with over 600 exhibitors present. It
runs for just over a week at Mayflower Park on the city's waterfront, where it
has been held since 1968. The Boat Show itself is the climax of Sea City, a
festival that celebrates Southampton's ties with the sea and it takes place
from April through to September each year.
The largest theatre in
the city is the 2,300 capacity Mayflower Theatre, which has hosted West End
shows such as Les Miserables, The Rocky Horror Show and Chitty Chitty Bang
Bang, as well as frequent visits from Welsh National Opera and English National
The City Art Gallery,
the Millais Gallery and the Art House are among some of the contemporary art
galleries located around Southampton. In August 2009, work commenced on a
significant scheme to create an Arts Quarter in the City Centre, on land
adjacent to the Guildhall.
Craig David, Coldplay
drummer Will Champion, former Holloway’s singer Rob Skipper and alternative
rock bands Band of Skulls, The Delays and Thomas Tantrum as well as 1980s pop
star Howard Jones were all born in Southampton.
Southampton is home to
Southampton Football Club -"The Saints"-who play in the Football
League Premiership at St Mary's Stadium. 1976 saw them defeat Manchester United
in a shock win to lift the FA Cup. One of the biggest and most respected clubs
in Hampshire, Southampton Hockey Club was founded in 1938. Southampton’s
various marinas supply yachting and a number of other water sport activities.
Southampton's Ocean Village marina was the base of the Whitbread Round the World
yacht race from 1977 to 2001. Dating back to 1299, Southampton Old Bowling
Green is the world's oldest green.
Southampton has been
dubbed the Green City, due to its large number of green spaces and parks. Southampton
Common is the largest with 148 hectares which can be used for summer festivals,
fairs and circuses.
Other interesting facts
about Southampton include:
From 1806 to 1809 Jane
Austen lived in Southampton at her brother’s house.
Abbreviations for the
city include "So'ton" or "Soton".
The Black Death broke
out across England in 1348, being brought into the country via merchant ships
using Southampton's port.
Southampton earned the
title the Gateway to the Empire once the railway connection to London was
opened in 1840.
In 1964 Southampton was
granted city status.
Southampton is situated
upon chalk beds within the Hampshire Basin.